Tag Archives: MediaWiki

BlueSpice MediaWiki vs. Confluence – the wiki alternatives (2)

Continuing our comparison of BlueSpice MediaWiki and Confluence – with a short summary.

BlueSpice MediaWiki vs. Confluence – the wiki alternatives (1)

In this two-part article, we give a detailed comparison of the wiki top dog MediaWiki and Confluence.

Coming soon with BlueSpice 3 – a look at the road map

I can hardly believe it: the current version of BlueSpice, BlueSpice 2, will be four years old this year. It feels like just a few months ago that we announced Version 2. Anyway, it is now time to start thinking about a new version and to continue writing the road map. At Hallo Welt! we […]

BlueSpice Featurelist 2016 online

Yesterday we published a new feature list. It was necessary to record the latest extensions. But we used the opportunity to mention a lot of important features that BlueSpice with MediaWiki as basis technology automatically includes: for example security features, many reporting functions and mobile device support. These features have been neglected in the past, […]

MediaWiki extension ReplaceText compatible with BlueSpice

This little helper from MediaWiki enables administrators to search and replace words or text passages. The changes can be done in the content of wiki articles and in article titles. Fast and easy, because the modifications will automatically be made in all relevant articles. Special page to search and replace single words or text passages […]

MediaWiki extension BreadCrumbs compatible with BlueSpice

With the MediaWiki BreadCrumbs extension it is possible to keep an overview of where you are in the wiki. The extension shows the path to the called up article and therefore provides orientation.     BreadCrumbs has been tested to be operational for MediaWiki and BlueSpice by the BlueSpice developer Hallo Welt! Compatible with: BlueSpice […]

A new model for BlueSpice

We set ourselves a couple of goals for 2015 and 2016 at our strategy meeting at the start of January. The most important ones relate to the MediaWiki distribution BlueSpice. We are making this successful product truly open source, offering new prospects for customers and partners. 100% subscription, one product, no more modules. We have […]

Advent calendar 3: Changing a page title without moving the page

  Sometimes it can be useful to change the title of a wiki article, but without moving the page. This means, that the URL stays the same and all links that refer to this site remain active. Only the title in the content will be displayed differently. For example: You created the page “Prices” as […]

MediaWiki – Software moving towards the future (Part 3 of 3): Communication, Wikidata, Translation

Visualization of the Franco-Prussion War

Communication and notification – the end of the classical discussion pages Another MediaWiki construction site is delivering good news: The MediaWiki Communication System. This concerns the discussion pages. These will soon disappear, in the form we know them now. More precisely: The discussions pages will fundamentally change and merge with the notification system. The reconstruction […]

MediaWiki – Software moving towards the future (Part 1 of 3): Skinning, Mobile, Dialogues

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There is a lot happening for MediaWiki at the moment. Further development of the software has been getting recognisably bolder for more than a year. It is getting exciting! In 2015 we will see many changes which up to now have been being worked on in the background. In just a few years, the system […]